Dell Giant #51 - Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan King of the Jungle
([November] 1961)

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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
On-sale Date
1961-09-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Giant
Editing
Chase Craig

Issue Notes

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painted)
Inks
? (painted)
Colors
? (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Boy]
Pencils
Jesse Marsh ?
Inks
Jesse Marsh ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Readers:
Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Handwritten letter signed by Boy. Jesse Marsh may have drawn the framing picture. Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Tree of Ages (Table of Contents: 2)

Tarzan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Boy; Jane Clayton; Captain Smith; Argus (giant eagle); Aguila (giant eagle); Lechwe
Synopsis
Captain Smith's plane crashes while he is searching for the Unknown Tree and Tarzan sets out to rescue him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

"Just Like the Jungle" Games (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Axe of Mumbo (Table of Contents: 4)

Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
jungle
Characters
Boy; Buto; Dombie; Jad-Bal-Ja (golden lion)
Synopsis
Boy, Dombie and Buto track some native poachers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Fun with Boy and Dombie (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Jungle Maze (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Dassie (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois ?
Pencils
Sparky Moore ?
Inks
Sparky Moore ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Characters
Dassie (a hyrax)
Synopsis
After losing her own litter, Dassie raises a pair of orphaned cheetahs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Nature story. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Birds in a Tree (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Sultan's Ruby (Table of Contents: 9)

Jane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Jane Clayton; N'Kima (monkey); Standish (ostrich); Bangawa Alie; Lulona; Bandy (mongoose)
Synopsis
When Jane's pet ostrich steals the ruby necklace given to her by another tribe she must find it before a tribal war erupts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sparky Moore does his best here to imitate Jesse Marsh's style, but the characters' face features are unmistakably his. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Jane's Jungle Jewelry (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Courage of Pan-At-Lee (Table of Contents: 11)

Tarzan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
Jesse Marsh

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Om-At; Pan-At-Lee; N'Kima (monkey); In-Don; Ko-Den; Mu-Sar; Tor-O-Don;
Synopsis
Tarzan and Pan-At-Lee rescue her husband Om-At from the Hu-Don tribe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Jungle Rhythm (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Treachery in Aba-Zulu (Table of Contents: 13)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Inks
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Russ Manning

Genre
jungle
Characters
Muvubu (first appearance; villain); Dan-El; Natango; Queen Tavane; Zulena
Synopsis
Muvubu and his tribe take over the palace and capture Queen Tavane and Zulena.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Initialed "RM" in first panel, bottom left.
Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Brothers of the Spear Fishing Game (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Lost Astronaut (Table of Contents: 15)

Tarzan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Colors
?
Letters
John Ushler

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Princess Loma; Margaret MacKenzie (first appearance; an astronaut); King Lotan of Lutor; Ellita
Synopsis
When the astronaut Margaret MacKenzie splashes down in Pal-Ul-Don, Tarzan must help her reach civilization.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New art and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

High Riders (Table of Contents: 16)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sparky Moore
Inks
Sparky Moore
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Pages from Boy's Diary (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh (framing illustration)
Inks
Jesse Marsh (framing illustration)
Letters
?

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Inner back cover. Sequence added + art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[Tarzan, Jane, Boy, and Dombie] (Table of Contents: 18)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Jane; Boy; Dombie

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Dear Readers:"]
  3. 2. The Tree of Ages
    Tarzan
  4. 3. "Just Like the Jungle" Games
  5. 4. The Axe of Mumbo
    Boy
  6. 5. Fun with Boy and Dombie
  7. 6. Jungle Maze
  8. 7. Dassie
  9. 8. Birds in a Tree
  10. 9. The Sultan's Ruby
    Jane
  11. 10. Jane's Jungle Jewelry
  12. 11. The Courage of Pan-At-Lee
    Tarzan
  13. 12. Jungle Rhythm
  14. 13. Treachery in Aba-Zulu
    Brothers of the Spear
  15. 14. Brothers of the Spear Fishing Game
  16. 15. The Lost Astronaut
    Tarzan
  17. 16. High Riders
  18. 17. Pages from Boy's Diary
  19. 18. [Tarzan, Jane, Boy, and Dombie]
    Tarzan
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